Kwandwe Ecca Lodge
At a Glance
From ZAR 10 370 pp/pn
Big 5 safari experience
Track the big game on foot
Private ranger, tracker and game vehicle included for families
Private plunge pools
This 22 000 hectare private game reserve sits in a very convenient location at the Eastern side of the famous South African Garden Route and so makes a perfect start or finish to your travels in South Africa. It also boasts a malaria free status so ideal for families.
This is a reserve where the nocturnal creatures such as porcupine, aardwolf and aardvark are seen on a regular basis.
There are just six beautifully constructed suites available at Ecca Lodge. Three luxury suites and three dedicated family suites each include king size beds (converted beds for children in family suites), air-conditioning, ceiling fans, mini bar and electronic safe. The en-suite bathrooms boast double vanity units, free standing bathtubs and both indoor and outdoor showers.
Step out onto your private deck and you’ll find a stunning plunge pool.
This stunningly crated lodge sits in an elevated position overlooking a dense valley with views looking onto a steep shale cliff escarpment. The inspiration behind the design of this lodge was the African people and it’s reflected in the vibrant décor and colour palette chosen.
The facilities on offer included in room massage, a beautiful rim flow swimming pool, expansive wooden viewing deck and an interactive kitchen.
The activities available to guests at Kwandwe are extensive. Your experienced ranger and tracker will enthrall you with close animal encounters in you twice daily game drives. Let you ranger give you a different perspective of the African wildlife with a bush walk, here he will explain the importance of the smaller creatures such a dung beetles and termites along with the traditional uses for the trees and plants within the reserve.
To get your adrenaline pumping and join a specialist armed ranger and tracker team in tracking the big game (white rhino, black rhino, elephant and buffalo) on foot (16 years and older only). Or at a more sedate place, catch and release fishing in the Great Fish river is also offered.
Twice daily game drives
Nature walks accompanied by an armed ranger
Big game walking safari (tracking white rhino, black rhino, elephant and buffalo on foot, accompanied by an armed specialist ranger and tracker team; subject to availability)
3 meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local & premium brand spirits, beers, teas & coffees, refreshments on game drives